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Entrepreneurship Training for the Developing World

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Science  23 Mar 2012:
Vol. 335, Issue 6075, pp. 1445-1446
DOI: 10.1126/science.1217790

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Developing countries, once economically marginal, are now a critical part of the world's economy. Non-OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) countries account for three-quarters of the world's population, three-quarters of real gross domestic product growth over the last decade and nearly two-thirds of the world's energy, steel, and copper consumption (1). China and India constitute a sizable part of this development, but many other countries are showing impressive economic growth; Bangladesh and sub-Saharan Africa are projected to grow at around 6% this year (2).